In 1988 and 1989, four cities got their wishes as the Charlotte Hornets, Miami ....
Before the league was started, there were strong rumors that the NBA would ...
It was not until the Knicks scrimmaged the collegians and the successes got
some newspaper notoriety that they started to gain some respect before they left
Dec 7, 2007 ... So the great shakeout took place in the summer of 1950 and when the 1950-51
season started, there were 11 teams ... Then it got its big break.
On this day in History, NBA is born on Aug 03, 1949. Learn more about what
happened today on History.
The NBL started with 13 previously independent teams in 1937-38. ... Association
of America and the National Basketball League merge to become the NBA.
Each player got $15 dollars except Fred Cooper who got $16 dollars, and
became the first highest paid player. Trenton defeated Brooklyn 15-1 to win the
The league was started in New York City, United States on June 6, 1946 and was
... The league got the name NBA in 1949 after the merger with their arch rival ...
Growing The NBA, Lew Alcindor, Rival League The ABA, The NBA Struggles in
..... and Kennedy, just fifteen minutes before the game started, told the players he
Jan 5, 2015 ... All-star showcases don't show up in the standings but no exhibition game may
have counted more than the first NBA All-Star Game.
Apr 19, 2014 ... How They Got Rich: Levenson co-founded United Communications Group (UCG)
, a business information corporation, in 1977. Gearon started ...